CO2QUEST: Techno-economic Assessment of CO2 Quality Effect on Its Storage and Transport
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2014 The Authors Published by Elsevier Ltd. Presented is an overview of the CO2QUEST project that addresses fundamentally important issues regarding the impact of typical impurities in the gas or dense phase CO2 stream captured from fossil fuel power plants on its safe and economic transportation and storage. Previous studies have mainly investigated the impact of CO2 stream impurities on each part of the carbon capture and storage (CCS) chain in isolation. This is a significant drawback given the different sensitivities of pipeline, wellbore materials and storage sites to the various impurities. The project brings together leading researchers and stakeholders, to address the impact of the typical impurities upon safe and economic CO2 transportation and storage. State-of-the-art mathematical models, backed by laboratory and industrial-scale experimentation, are implemented to perform a comprehensive techno-economic assessment of the impact of impurities upon the thermo-physical phenomena governing pipeline and storage-site integrities.
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Brown, S., Martynov, S., Mahgerefteh, H., Fairweather, M., Woolley, R. M., Wareing, C. J., ... Van Wittenberghe, J.